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Scholastic Professional Books is committed to helping teachers by providing a full range of high-quality books. Most are written by educators working in many settings — and especially by teachers. We are eager to be the vehicle teachers seek out to communicate:

  • their most exciting projects and activities
  • their specific teaching approaches and strategies
  • the results of research conducted in their own classrooms.
  • their reflections and ongoing questions


Scholastic Professional Books publishes 80–100 grade K–8 titles a year for educators and pre-service students.

Teaching Strategies Books
Small format books on new ideas, strategies, and approaches. Recent titles in this line include: Creating A Caring Classroom, Phonics from A – Z, Writing Effective Report Card Comments, and Easy-to-Manage Reading and Writing Conferences.

Instructor Books
Practical, activity/resource books for teaching integrated language arts, science, social studies, math, art and other areas. In addition, this line offers materials that address a variety of teaching styles and approaches. Some Instructor books include reproducibles. Recent titles in this line include: 75 Creative Ways to Publish Students' Writing, Math Art, Literature-Based Bulletin Boards, 25 Emergent Reader Mini Books, 350 Fabulous Writing Prompts, and Quilting Activities Across The Curriculum.

Grades 4-8 Books
These books are geared specifically to upper elementary and middle school needs. Latest titles: Teaching Genre, Immigration, Ready-to-Go Book Report Projects, Incredible Quotations, Map Crosswords, and 10 American History Plays.

Scholastic Reference Library
Very practical, hands-on reference materials tailored to classroom needs such as Kids Review Kids' Books, and Get A Grant: Yes You Can!